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Old 05-04-2009, 07:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi guys,
i got the storm 9500 from vodafone, when i first unboxed the fone, i noticed it has a film on the front mentioning abt the back & menu buttons, i removed that film completly & it was covering the entire screen, i bought a scratch gaurd for the storm but after reading in this forum i m wondering if there is another screen protector under the protective film i peeled off which was covering the entire screen, so is there another protector under it for the 9500 vodafone storm ?? anyone with a 9500 storm can help me here??
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Old 05-04-2009, 01:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I had the same question.

It turns out that it is not a screen protector, but only a film. Which means, that it can not provide you with the protection a screen protector can (scratches).

I removed it and applied my own screen protector. Of course, there are also others who kept the film until it peeled itself off.
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I had the same question.

It turns out that it is not a screen protector, but only a film. Which means, that it can not provide you with the protection a screen protector can (scratches).

I removed it and applied my own screen protector. Of course, there are also others who kept the film until it peeled itself off.
well i dunno if i have it or not on my storm, how do u know if its on the screen??? cause my screen looks naked..
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Old 05-05-2009, 12:33 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yes there is a factory sealed protector on the screen. It is very difficult to see it. You can take it out as in a few weeks its surface will be full of scratch. Storm screen is made by very resistant glass which is nearly impossible to scratch. I dont use any protector and nothing happens. The screen is still as brand new screen.
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the factory protector also protects the touch components. you don't want to take that one off. if you look at the LCD from an angle, you will see a grid system on the storm LCD for touch.
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the factory protector also protects the touch components. you don't want to take that one off. if you look at the LCD from an angle, you will see a grid system on the storm LCD for touch.
Factory protector has nothing to do with the touch screen functions.
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Old 10-10-2009, 03:45 PM   #7 (permalink)
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So is that the final vote? The factory protector has nothing to do with the screen functions? I definitely see a film on top of the primary touchscreen. Mine had bubbles in it when I bought it new. Is it easy to remove? Just peel it off?
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:16 PM   #8 (permalink)
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The factory film has nothing to do with the touch screen functions. My suggestion is that you buy a single use screen protector off ebay for 1. I did, and all it needs is a wipe with the cloth in the 9500's box every few weeks and it's fine!
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